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Preparing

So you have applied to the University of Canberra Study Abroad or Exchange Program? FANTASTIC!

These are the next steps. Make sure you tick off all the items on the list below and visit all the related links so that you are fully prepared to start your adventure in Australia!

1.

Wait to receive your University of Canberra (UC) offer letter. Check your letter to make sure your name and birth date match your passport and that the program dates match your chosen study period. Notify the admissions team if any changes are needed. It is your responsibility to check that your details are correct.

2.

Apply for housing to guarantee your on campus placement.

3.

Return your signed UC offer letter and OSHC payment (if applicable, plus tuition for study abroad students) by uploading it to the application portal. Please note that you will need to print the offer, sign, and scan or take a photo. Digital signatures are not accepted.  If you were issued a conditional offer, you must meet the conditions of your offer at the time of acceptance to progress to the next step and receive your COE.

4.

Receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) needed to apply for your visa. This will be sent approximately 1 week from the time you accept your offer. Please note: Your OSHC policy confirmation and number will be listed at the bottom of the CoE.

5.

Apply for your visa using your COE.

6.

Make sure you have unit (class/module) approval from your home university for your nominated UC units. Double check your unit choices for availability & prerequisite requirements using our handy guide on Choosing Classes at UC.

7.

Please contact the Service Desk to get your password. Everything you do at UC will require your username and password. Your username is your student ID number with a 'u' infront (u). To request a password, please contact:

Telephone: +61(2) 6201 5500

Skype: servicedesk-uc

Email: servicedesk@canberra.edu.au

 8.

Like UC Study Abroad on Facebook and be sure to join the Facebook group created for your semester (details will be provided by e-mail closer to the semester start).

 9.

Receive the Enrolment Guide and MyUC log in details after you receive your COE (released mid January for Semester 1 and mid June for Semester 2).

 10.

Check the University Calendar and book your flights to Australia! You must arrive BEFORE the Sunday of Orientation Week. Please also check your housing contract dates to help you determine the best time to arrive in Canberra.

 11.

Book your free Airport/Bus/Train Pick Up Service. Make sure you receive a confirmation message.

12.

Start planning your trip and make a budget, read about AustraliaCanberra and places you may want to visit.

13.

Start packing and fly to Australia!

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